Bevel Basics and Beyond
Duplicating angles from full-size drawings
To accomplish this task, lay a straightedge, such as a jointed board, along one side of the angle. Then, place the blade of the bevel against the straightedge, and align the body with the other side of the angle as shown left. This method works more accurately than positioning the bevel above the pattern and eyeballing its alignment without the aid of a straightedge.
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